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FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
education and access to a quality education for all of america's citizens and public broadcasting has been an agency and part of the machinery that has delivered quality education at no cost to the public for many, many years. >> bill: when you say at no cost to the public, it's $450 million a year. that's a lot of taxpayer cost. but let me just ask you this: i like pbs programming especially for kids. you did a nice job for a long time on that and it was very educational. the sesame workshop, which is the big driver on pbstv, their assets, according to the irs 2011 filing, $356 billion. that's what the sesame workshop is worth. so i'm going to submit to you, mr. burton, that they can compete in the free marketplace like cartoon channel and others because we're in an era where we have to bring down the spending. of two do it. and you say? >> i say you're missing the point, bill. if you're going to focus on the $414 million, you are missing the point. america has always claimed to be the nation that wants to provide a quality education to all of its citizens. and i'm not saying that pbs i
PBS
Oct 11, 2012 12:00am PDT
in pakistan, after an outspoken 14-year-old was shot by the taliban for promoting education for girls. >> woodruff: and we examine new evidence that lance armstrong was at the center of a sophisticated professional doping program, including testimony from his former teammates. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the supreme court heard arguments today in one of the most closely watched cases of the term. it marked a return to the decades-long legal debate over affirmative action. the scene outside the supreme court building made clear just how anticipated this case has been. for the first time in nearly a decade, the justices are considering whether it's constitutional for universities to use race in deciding who they admit. the suit was brought by abigail fisher-- a white, honor ro
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
: what are you passionate about? >> i would definitely say immigration, education. >> for the president who won 61% of colorado's latino votes in 2008, that same energy for many lat tinos isn't there. >> four years ago, barack obama i had his back. he invest speak to me. now i hear the sam rhetoric i heard four years ago. >> reporter: still there are 400,000 latino votes in play across the state. both sides courting them heavily. >> translator: mr. president, how are you? >> that's mr. president speaking to a radio show last might reaching latinos across the state. you find yourself in the middle of presidential politics. tell me about that. >> i think it underlines the importance of the hispanic population. >> as for governor romney everyone but the candidate himself so far has been on the show. with a margin of victory here to be tiny, both sides want to win over businessmen like sergio. >> we met in may, you were undecided voter then. today? >> still am. >> how is that possible? >> well, i haven't heard from any of the candidates anything that would make me choose one of them right n
CW
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm CDT
the ability to have higher education options. the school system is not ready to continue as planned. more than willing to take some of these turnaround schools and turn them into charter schools. today is day seven of the teachers strike in evergreen park. some teachers camped out last night, while their union met with school officials over a new contract. the ten hour session ended at two thirty in the morning, with no resolution. both sides say they're still far apart on teachers salaries and benefits. negotiators won't meet again until later this evening. wood family foundation breaks ground on kerry wood cubs field the wood family foundation celebrates the groundbreaking of kerry wood cubs field baseball stadium in partnership with chicago cubs, the ricketts family, chicago cubs charities, chicago park district, chicago public schools, turner construction alderman ameya pawar, and clark park advisory council. the stadium, located in the avondale area north of the city, will include seating for 1,100 spectators and fans and will be operated by the chicago park district. while its purpos
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
on banks and insurance companies. we cannot got our investments on education, clean energy, research, technology. that is not a plan to grow the economy. that is not change. we have been there. we have tried that. we are not going back. we are moving forward. that is why i am running for a second term as president of the united states. [applause] look -- we have got a different view about how you bring jobs and prosperity to america. the strong economy does not trickle down from the top. it grows from a thriving middle- class, and folks working hard to get into the middle-class. i think it is time our tax code stopped rewarding companies that ship jobs overseas. let us reward small businesses and manufacturing here in ohio, products made in america. that is the choice in this election. i believe we can create more jobs by controlling more of our own energy. after 30 years of inaction, we raised fuel standards. by the middle of the next decade, your cars and trucks would go twice as far on a gallon of gas. today, the u.s. is less dependent on foreign oil than at any time in two decade
Current
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm PDT
toys and he'll play with a stick. but if you take away early childhood education, slash k-through 12 funding, they won't go far. >> jennifer: that ad is airing in colorado, florida, ohio virginia, wisconsin. michelle do you think that that message is effective with parents? swing states? >> i think it's a very compelling ad. it will hit parents, women, children. it's going to hit white middle class voters who firmly believe and understand that the way to be prepared for a 21st century work force is through education. if you live in ohio, wisconsin, michigan, if you live in states where manufacturing jobs are disappearing, you know the way to find a job is education, and for that reason alone, it is a very, very compelling ad. >> jennifer: the nra has come out with a new ad. do you think that because of nra is using a bit of fear in its ads do you think it is going to work in 2012? >> no. i have been to more gun shows than probably any democrat in washington, d.c. and prosably most states around this country. >> jennifer: really? >> yeah, it's one of the things
Current
Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm PDT
] be a nurse. after being a nurse for about twenty years i decided that i need to further my education. my masters degree was done completely online and that gave me the freedom and ability to do my education while i raised my kids and worked full time. raising my kids as a single mom and having them see me get my education online and work full-time has given them the opportunity to see that they can do anything that they want to. i'm currently the hospital administrator for two public hospitals. we serve patients who might not otherwise get care. i teach an online nursing program. i feel that i'm giving back something to the nurses that are attempting to get their bachelors degree like i did. doing online education is something that i suggest to many, many people. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: mitt romney finally gave his big foreign policy speech, and i want to go to work, so i let's get started. >> romney: i know the president hopes for a safer freer prosperous middle east alive with us. i share this hope. but hope is not a strategy. we cannot support our friends and defeat our enemi
MSNBC
Oct 14, 2012 9:00am PDT
board of education is sparking a fire storm affecting every florida school. this week officials released a plan setting different expectations for students of different races. for example, the plan calls for 90% of asian students to be at or above grade level reading in 2018 compared to 74% of black students. similar standards apply to math. the school board aims to improve performance of k through 12 students. parents worry the students won't be held in the same standards like they were in the real world. welcome to you. i also want to note that the state's education commissioner agreed to come on but declined late yesterday saying she had a prior commitment. so do you think the plan is racist. >> i don't know if i would call the plan racist. we need to call hout the board of education for making a concession that really just reinscribes our perceptions about race from the past the problem with this particular set of bempbl marks is it mixes concession that essentially some groups will not perform as others when they really need a cohesive statewide benchmark that cuts across race and d
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 8:00pm EDT
quality education at no cost to the blicoran manrs ilheu atos tblt'50li r. 's lot of taxpayer cost. but let me just ask you this: i like pbs programming especially for kids. you did a nice job for a long time on that and it was very educational. the sesame worhop, which i e b dr pv, tr tscog he irs 2011 filing, $356 billion. that's what the sesame workshop is worth. mrrtthhening to subt to yo ethermapl like cartoon channel and others because we're in an era where we have to bring down the spending. of two do it. and you say? sousi t if'r g to focus on the $414 million, you are missing the point. it citizens.always claimed to be and i'm not saying that pbs is perfect and you're quite right, the sesame workshop canake care of itself and we don't need to wor about big bird. he'sonnaein 'sna o tergue bill, is how do we do the job of educating america's children and are we going to make them political footballs in this mpaign? pu- heepul tvet 0 ioyero pbs that education over the television airways directed at children is going to crumble and that will hurt kds? >> it's going to suffer
PBS
Oct 12, 2012 7:30pm PDT
'll be talking about proposition 30 and 38. that's the education proposition on next week when our entire program will be devoted to education. but scott shafer, you're going to take on the prison stuff tonight. that is the death penalty. >> criminal justice, yes. we've got two ballot measures. prop 34, which would abolish the death penalty in california, replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole. you know, the last time the death penalty was on the ballot was 1978. the briggs initiative, proposition 7, an it passed overwhelmingly. and the argument this time against it in part is cost. at least that's what the proponents are saying. there are a lot of people who oppose the death penalty for other reasons. but fundamentally it really isn't happening in california. the leading cause of death on death row is old age or suicide. the death row population has gone from 0 to 730. we haven't had an execution in six years. so there's some people who say, look, let's just get rifd this, it can't be fixed. on the other hand, opponents say wait a minute, it can be fixed with reform, bu
MSNBC
Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
. it's 1% or 2%, gas at four bucks a gallon, pay for college education, whatever it is. the talk on small business obscures, what are regoing to do in this economy to increase demand? demand is going to drive the profitability of small business. >> we have a survey about small business owners which was interesting. it was conducted by wells fargo. they say why are you not hiring, right? their number one hiring concern is the revenues won't justify adding employees. there aren't enough people, customers to sell things to because the economy is not very good. current state of economy, cash flow ability, go down to the bottom of that for new government regulations. >> after the debate, i spent a lot of time talking to small business organizations to say what was your reaction to this? they had interesting statistics and ideas. then i spent a bunch of time talking to small business owners saying what did you think of the debate? you know what they said? i don't really care. what i care about is how i'm going to get more people through my door, increase my customers. what's my marketi
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 4:00am PDT
for speaking out for education for girls is showing improvement. she was able to move her legs after the sedative was reduced. >>> the captain of the ship that went aground in january is suing. he's charged with abandoning the ship. >>> finally, get ready for this one, the million-muppet march. two men are planning the demonstration to defend public funding for pbs, after mitt romney's comments about the muppets in the debate. in is scheduled three days before the election. that could change everything. >> that's game-changer. >>> time for the weather and over to ginger zee. >> let's start with aurora boreal borealis. nice pictures from doug kiesling. whoa, look at those. a clear morning in some spots and cooling down. international falls, 28. can you find the cold front? it's pretty evident. 64 in chicago. they have already had their high. indianapolis, almost 70 earlier in morning. the cold front is out there. some places storms will be severe. parts of the nation. but not in florida. just a little bit off-and-on thunderstorm action. miami, so wet. 88 for a high. they're four inche
WHUT
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
campaigned for the education rights of girls is undergoing medical treatment after being shot. malalai yusufzai was on her way home from school in an area of northwest pakistan when an unidentified man stopped the vehicle is traveling in. one man reportedly ast malalai yusufzai by name, then shot her in the head and neck. another girl was shot in the hand. malalai yusufzai again international prominence after blogging for the bbc about life under the taliban. those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we're on the road in durango, colorado on our 100-city tour. first return to venezuela or president hugo chÁvez has won his fourth presidential election, defeating challenger henrique capriles in a race widely seen as chÁvez's strongest challenge since his first victory in 1998. chÁvez 154% of the vote, with henrique capriles gaining just under 45%. tens of thousands celebrated in the streets of the capital caracas after the results were announced. chÁvez held a replica of the sword of independence hero simon
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 8:00am EDT
. three weeks before election day. >>> a pakistani girl shot by the taliban for speaking out for education for girls is showing improvement. she was able to move her legs and hands after the sedative was reduced. >>> the captain of the ship that went aground in january is now suing, claiming wrongful termination. francesco schettino is charged with abandoning the ship. >>> finally, get ready for this one, the million-muppet march. two men are planning the demonstration to defend public funding for pbs, after mitt romney's comments about the muppets and big bird in the first presidential debate. it is scheduled for three days before the election. that could change everything. >> that's game-changer. >>> time for the weather and over to ginger zee. >> let's start with aurora borealis. if you have never seen the northern lights, you get to see them right now. nice pictures from doug kiesling. whoa, look at those. maybe you'll get some clear nights to watch. a clear morning in some spots and cooling down. international falls, 28. can you find the cold front? it's pretty evident. 64 in chicago.
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
take race into account in fashioning their student bodies to make sure there is educational diversity. >> what is the university of system for acceptance? guest: bic most kids from the top 10 system, the top 10 percentage of schools in texas. then it is about 75% of the class. the of a 25% is admitted on the way that most universities admit, the look of the entire file, academic credentials, but all other factors, life experiences, rick and assist the city -- race and ethnicity. the last part is what abigail objects to. there is no role for the government to be sort of people by race. >> the university of texas of austin's has what? guest: they say the supreme court has endorsed education and diversity as a compelling goal for the government and an exception to the usual rule that the government should not be classified people by race. it is true, and a 5-4 decision, the supreme court said that, but the key vote, sandra day o'connor, has retired, replaced by a more conservative judge, samuel alito, so in that they give us a new result. >> what is the result of this, who will hear it,
FOX News
Oct 12, 2012 4:00pm PDT
has never made any aitems to carry out oany threats to anyone. he is well educated. well respected by his colleagues back in boston in the various labs that he worked in. and that speaks volumes for me. >> well, harris is facing a charge of transporting hazardous peerls materials. the maximum is five years behind bars. >> shepard: what tips off security. >> he shows up with full body arm including bullet proof vest. he lied by deliberately concealing his arsenal each when he was asked to amend his customs declaration to include it he may have carried his arsenal through airports in and out of the united states from south korea and japan. if that's true, why in the world wasn't he caught on all those prior flights both here and abroad. shep? >> shepard: greg jarrett in new york tonight. a tip led cops in california to an explosive find. look at this. [siren] >> police say somebody reported the guy was building bombs in his house so they evacuated the neighborhood just north of oakland bomb squad took the place. >> cops took the man who lived there into custody. listen to one of his
MSNBC
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
about investment and education. not focusing on pbs so much but early childhood education. things we need on do now to really get growth going. strong message there. >> let me bring in congressman john yarmoth, democrat from kentucky. good to see you this morning. >> good morning. >> four years ago president obama said if you don't have a record to run on, you make a big election about small things. is that what he is doing with big bird? >> you know, i think one of the most important points about big bird, it relates to the wall street comment. if you really are going to make a dent in deficit reduction you don't pick on things like big bird. you pick on big things like tax cuts for multimillionaires. and -- so -- no, i don't think it is an irrelevant point but i agree we ought to be talking about what the next four years will bring because it looks like romney administration would just be one big surprise party. we have no idea what that is going to be like. so -- but i think the president and the vice president really do need to give the american people a clear sense of where they
PBS
Oct 10, 2012 12:00am PDT
a 14-year-old activist known for promoting girls' education. malala yousufzai was hit in the head and neck during the attack in the swat valley region. doctors said the wounds were not life-threatening. yousufzai spoke out on girls' education at a u.n. children's assembly last year. the taliban called her work "an obscenity" in a statement claiming responsibility for the attack. one out of every eight people on earth is going hungry, according to a u.n. report today. that comes to 870 million people, but it's far below the figure of one billion announced in 2009. the u.n. food and agriculture organization blamed flawed methodology and poor data for the earlier number, and it said the number of hungry people has been declining steadily in the past two decades. athens, greece, erupted in angry protests today against the visiting chancellor of germany, angela merkel. germany is the leading contributor to the greek bailout, but at a price that's embittered many greeks. we have a report from james mates of independent television news. . >> reporter: at the airport the welcome was warm.
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 2:00am PDT
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ABC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
for the 14-year-old girl was shot by the taliban for advocating education for girls. she was shot in the head and neck. a pakistani officials say they successfully removed a bullet from her neck in an operation that took hours and they had complications. the girl is said to be improving but is still unconscious. >> the house held a a hearing on security related to the shooting in libya. the state department says the concluded the attack was a protest against5 iraq. >> we need to operate in a country like libya with erring on the side of secured. >> i state department official says there was no official request for an extension of security. the california man before the anti-moslem film is scheduled to be in court today. he will answer to charges that he violated his probation for a bank fraud conviction. federal prosecutors say he had eight probation violations. if he denies the allegations there will likely be an evidentiary hearing. >> nato defense ministers are gathering in belgium to deliberate the war in afghanistan. they will hear how they plan to cut down the insider attacks. officials
Current
Oct 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
the break. stay with us. ♪ viewer for capella university. matter. education is the key. it is the vehicle. it's the way in which we evolve. every journey is different every possibility is unique. but the beginning, the beginning is my craft. i'm an ordinary person striving to achieve extraordinary things. it started with a dream and i'm on my way there. [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> announcer: casting across the nation on your radio, and on current tv this is the "bill press show." >> bill: and the president reelected! ♪ >> bill: well, hugo chavez that is. six more years. everybody said he was going to lose too. what do you know? hey, good morning, everybody. good to see you today. we are ready to go here on app monday morning. monday october 8th it is -- this is, we are, the "full court press" coming to you live from our nation's capitol and booming out to you on current tv and on your local progressive talk radio station. hope you had a good weekend got a chance to rest up watch some baseball, watch some football, and are ready to tackle the news of the day. of course, it is a holi
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
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ABC
Oct 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
weeks before election day. >>> the pakistani girl shot by the taliban for speaking out about educating girls. she's now showing signs of improvement. malala yousafzai was able to move her hands and legs after her sedatives were reduced. >>> the captain of the ship that ran aground in january in italy is now suing claiming wrongful termination. francesco schettino still faces charges of manslaughter and abandoning the ship at a hearing this week. >>> finally, get ready for the -- check this one out -- million muppet march. two men are planning the demonstration to defend public funding for pbs, that's after mitt romney's comments about big bird at the first presidential debate. it should be something. it is scheduled three days before the election. million muppet march. check that out. that could change everything. >> that's a game changer. >>> time for the weather and over to ginger zee. >> good morning. let's go ahead and start with aurora borealis. if you've never seen the northern lights, you get to see them now, and some nice pictures from doug kiesling up in leaf lake, minnesota.
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 2:00pm EDT
contacted a friend of mine, who happens to be the minister of education and he was in academia and the traveling to syria for years i met a lot of academics. being an academic myself. and bashar but a lot of these people into government. i don't know about academics being a government, but many people felt that the time that bringing academic technocrats, that maybe he would take the country in a different direction. so i contacted the minister for education and he contacted bashar. two years almost to the day later, the ambassador, the syrian ambassador of the united states the time called me a pen was also a friend and academic in the past, computer science at damascus university prior to becoming ambassador. he said david, it's on. i'd forgotten about this will mean. i said what is on? he said well, the president was to meet with you. and so i met with him in may and june of that you're extensively. i interviewed his wife in many other syrian officials. >> host: what was the first baby might? >> well, after the pleasantries and after i explained why wanted to do those, my fi
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 1:00am PDT
is that it brings educational programs to communities that would not have them. it's one of the best investments we ever made in the country. >> bill: $16 trillion and we got to pay for bill moyer. let him compete on his own. you want educational programs, watch your program! spring for the cable, all right. let him compete on his own! come on. >> bill o'reilly is identified $130 million from npr because npr should be able to compete on its own. >> bill: correct. >> bill: to be clear, national public radio, npr, is part, just part of the public broadcasting umbrella in which again it's receiving close to $450 million this year alone. assisting governor romney's weak points, president obama apparently thinks he has an opportunity with this controversy. >> finally somebody is cracking down on big bird. elmo has been seen in a white suburban, he's driving for the border. governor romney's plan is to let wall street run wild again, but he's going to bring the hammer down on sesame street. >> bill: two things. the might suburban reference is to o. j. simpson and a wall street running wild line is very i
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